Library has Zinio magazines

July 4, 2014

Have you downloaded a magazine from Delaware County District Library’s Zinio collection yet? You may be asking, “What is Zinio?” Zinio is a multi-platform distribution service for digital magazines that you can access through the Library’s web site at Zinio magazines can be downloaded to smartphones, tablets, or computers, on the Apple, Android, or Windows platform.

The Library currently subscribes to more than 60 digital magazines available through Zinio, and you can browse the titles by clicking on the “Zinio” button on the Library’s home page. You’ll find a variety of subjects the choose from, such as National Geographic, Us, Weight Watchers Magazine, Vegetarian Times, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Rolling Stone, and dozens more.

Unlike eBooks, you can keep the magazines on your device until you delete them—they do not expire—and all issues are available to everyone all the time—there is no limit to the number of people who can download a single title.

Zinio is a great was to save money. You can read the magazine on your device anytime you want, and the digital copy is a colorful, vibrant and easy to read as the print copy. Check out Zinio today. I know you’ll be delighted and excited what this service offer you.

And when you’re in the Library, look for these print books on the New Book Shelves during the month of July.

The City by Dean Koontz. A gifted musician relates the events of 1967 that impacted his family and friends, from his indomitable “piano man” grandfather and struggling singer single mother to the everyday saints and sinners who shaped his life.

The Death of Pie by Tamar Myers. When a scandal-provoking novelist falls dead into a prize-winning apple pie during Hernia’s Annual Festival of Pies, Magdalena searches through a bushel of suspects to determine who is responsible for the poison-penned writer’s demise.

Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke. Tells the story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, who found his calling working with elephants in India, formed Elephant Company at the onset of World War II, and played an instrumental role in defeating the Japanese in Burma.

Have a Nice Guilt Trip by Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella. A latest essay collection by the mother-daughter duo follows Lisa’s haphazard puppy-training adventures while Francesca navigates the pitfalls of dating actual men.

I Like You Just the Way I Am: Stories About Me and Some Other People by Jenny Mollen. Collects essays from the actress and Twitter celebrity on following her crazy life, which includes stalking her therapist, requiring love from everyone, and throwing a truly bad bachelorette party.

Little Mercies by Heather Gudenkauf. When her life unexpectedly collides with 10-year-old Jenny Briard, a homeless girl struggling to survive on her own, veteran social worker and mother Ellen Moore discovers that one small mistake can have life-altering consequences, in this powerful novel of motherhood and justice.

The Last Heir by Chuck Greaves. Attorney Jack MacTaggart conducts an investigation in California wine country when the heir to a family winery goes missing under suspicious circumstances, panicking his father, who fears that the winery is being targeted by real-estate interests.

Manhunters: Criminal Profilers and Their Search for the World’s Most Wanted Serial Killers by Colin Wilson. Author Colin Wilson opens this illuminating psychological discussion with the development of the 1977 Behavioral Science Unit, which was set up in order to answer the many questions surrounding serial killers: How does someone become a serial killer? How do they choose their victims, and why do they not feel remorse? How are they caught?

The Night Searchers by Marcia Muller. When she is hired to investigate devil worshippers performing human sacrifices in San Francisco, private detective Sharon McCone discovers what her clients are really up to and goes undercover to find the truth.

A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben MacIntyre. A portrait of the notorious twentieth-century spy discusses his rise in MI6, high-profile intelligence friendships, and twenty-year espionage operation that culminated in his 1963 defection to Moscow.

If you have a question that you would like to see answered in this column, mail it to Mary Jane Santos, Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St., Delaware, OH 43015, or call us at 740-362-3861. You can also email your questions by visiting the library’s web site at or directly to Mary Jane at No matter how you contact us, we’re always glad you asked!